Obituary of Michael F. Moriarty
Michael F. “Mike” Moriarty, 69, of Medina, died on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 following a brief illness. Born June 8, 1952, Mike was the son of Francis E. Moriarty and Betty A. (Wright) Moriarty. He was a 1970 graduate of Medina High School. Mike served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era aboard the USS Little Rock and USS Dewey from 1971-1975. He was employed by Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) from 1984-2018, retiring as a Sr. Digital Electronics Headend Technician. He was very passionate about his work and a mentor to many of his co-workers. An avid amateur radio operator (WZ2MM), Mike was an active member of the Orleans County Amateur Radio Club. He was a tenacious, talented and accomplished home renovator. Mike enjoyed music and performed as a singer during the late 1960s through the 1980s and thoroughly enjoyed singing the music of crooners such as Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. He was a hard-working individual with an amazing work ethic. Michael was a reliable, loving and caring son, brother, husband, father and friend with a wonderful, happy and fun-loving spirit. Michael is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Wendy A. Moriarty; children, Kelly A. Moriarty of Medina, Michael E. (Angela) Moriarty of Medina and Margaret A. “Maggie” (Saul Cruz) Moriarty of Boston, MA; sisters, Patricia Harmer and Margaret “Molly” (Scott) Pritchard of Medina; grandchildren, Izaiah Rhim, Jarin Rhim, Riley Black, Vincent and Dominic Moriarty; many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters and brothers in-law, close friends and workmates.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, Sept. 17th from 4-7:00pm at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina, where his services will also be held on Saturday, Sept. 18th, beginning with military honors at 11:00am and memorial service to follow. Masks will be mandatory.
Memorial donations may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, P. O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240 or the Orleans County Amateur Radio Club, 14069 W. County House Rd., Albion, NY 14411.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michael Moriarty, please visit Tribute Store